Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Slight error - Urgent Action Required


This email with the subject "Slight error - Urgent Action Required" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 19 Jan 2007 09:35:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

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Dear PayPal Client,

During our regularly scheduled account maintenance and verification we have detected a slight error
in your billing information on file with PayPal.
This might be due to either following reasons :
  • A recent change in your personal information (I.E. change of address)
  • Submitting invalid information during initial signup process
  • An inability to accurately verify your selected option of payment due of an internal error within our processors
In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement and to ensure that your account has not been compromised , access to your account was limited. Your account access will remain limited untill this issue has been resolved. In order to secure your account and quickly restore full access we may require some specific information from you for the following reason :

- We encourage you to restore full access as soon as possible

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PayPal Email ID PP059